Graduate Certificate of Business Administration

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  • Objectives
    In conjunction with Engineering Education Australia (EEA), a subsidiary of Engineers Australia, Deakin has introduced the 'engineered' suite of courses. The EEA provides ongoing input into the courses and at Masters level the course combines the resources of two of Deakin's faculties: Business and Law and Science and Technology.
  • Entry requirements
    Applicants must have a first degree and two years' relevant work experience, or for those without a degree, a minimum of seven years' relevant work experience.
  • Academic title
    Graduate Certificate of Business Administration
  • Course description
    Fees and charges

    Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
    EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study. If you are studying a graduate certificate of 4 credit points, your total course EFTSL is 0.5.

    This is a fee-paying course.
    A Fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
    Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.

    * The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2009, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.

    Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

    Course rules
    To satisfy the requirements of the Graduate Certificate students must complete 4 credit points made up of three core units worth 1 credit point each and one elective unit worth 1 credit point.

    Course structure

    Core units

    MPR751/MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis  *

    MPR732/MPK732 Marketing Management  *

    MPR721/MPM721 Organisational Behaviour  *


    Elective units

    Select one unit from:

    MAA752 Managerial Accounting  

    MLC771 Law for Managers  

    MPE781 Economics for Managers  

    MPF753 Finance  

    MPT722/MPR722 Human Resource Management (Residential)  ^*


    MPM722 Human Resource Management  

    MPT735/MPM735 International Business Management  ^

    MSQ791 Data Analysis for Managers  

    ^MPT code denotes study tour version of the unit

    *MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

    Admission requirements - general
    Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
    In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
    For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide

    Admission requirements - specific
    Applicants must have a first degree and two years' relevant work experience, or for those without a degree, a minimum of seven years' relevant work experience.

    Advanced standing - general
    The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

    You can also refer to the Advanced Standing System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.

    How to apply

    Applications must be made directly to the university through the Applicant Portal referring to closing dates for applications as dates for particular courses may vary.

    Your faculty may require further information from you when submitting your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.

    Further study
    M608 Graduate Diploma of Business Administration
    M708 Master of Business Administration

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